No activity with S-methyl-5′-thioadenosine. The catabolism of of 5′-methylthioadenosine in Pseudomonas aeruginosa involves deamination to S-methyl-5′-thioinosine (EC 184.108.40.206, S-methyl-5′-thioadenosine deaminase) and phosphorolysis to hypoxanthine .
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